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  • Eli Zucker
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    A movement dedicated to getting passing medical marijuana in Florida

501 Campaign Supporters

7 Campaigners

Why this matters

Colorado now taxing recreational marijuana use, with the first $40M in tax revenue going to fund school construction.

Colorado Voters Pass Tax On Recreational Marijuana

BuzzFeed
A year after Colorado approved recreational use of marijuana, voters passed a statewide tax on marijuana Tuesday. With 55% of precincts reporting, the proposition was passing 64 to 35. The legislation creates a 15% tax that retailers must pay to suppliers, and a 10% state sales tax on marijuana purchases. The new taxes are on top of Colorado’s…Read More
Brad Dubs

Wow. The tax revenue from this could be quite hefty. Figures are about halfway down the article.

Pivotal Point Is Seen as More States Consider Legalizing Marijuana

Rick Lyman
A little over a year after Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana, more than half the states, including some in the conservative South, are considering decriminalizing the drug or legalizing it for medical or recreational use. That has set up a watershed year in the battle over whether marijuana should be as available as alcohol. …Read More
Eli Zucker
Eli Zucker Campaign leader

If Florida won't legalize marijuana for the sick kids, maybe they'll do it for the $$.

Marijuana Legalization Is a Multi-Billion Dollar Revolution That's Sweeping Across the USA

PolicyMic
In November 2013, the Denver Post’s news director, Kevin Dale, said that the marijuana legalization movement would be his newspaper's "biggest story" in 2014, not the Olympic games (of which Colorado had many athletes participating in), not the 2014 midterm elections and not any breaking news event. The hottest story in 2014 would be weed in…Read More
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